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Vol. 9 No. 3 of The Storybook Home Journal
A Kenneth Grahame Springtime
What's in this issue?
The Reeds And Rushes And Osiers the Decorating article
Briefly discusses the influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement on use of natural materials in interiors, particularly concerning seating. A process is included whereby a damaged chair-seat is refurbished.
Gaily Painted the Hearth article
A rusted metal tray becomes a decoratively painted accessory for kitchen use. Ideas and a process are provided for painting eggs, wooden utensils, etc.
Eggs And Various Necessaries the Kitchen article
Eggs are the focal point of several recipes for sweet or savory omelets, as well as Gypsy bread.
Such Music I Never Dreamed Of the Music article
Elspeth's arrangement of a melody by Al R. Young, suggestive of the piper at the gates of dawn. An oil painting by William M. Harnett accompanies the article as an illustration.
The Original Elements the Garden article
Suggestions, including plant lists, for achieving some of the effects of water gardens in home grounds where either space or funds are scarce.
Nothing Forgotten the Workshop article
Presents ideas for making an egg caddy, common farmhouse equipage for bringing eggs to room temperature before use.
Kenneth Grahame the Bookshelf article
Presents a brief biography of Kenneth Grahame, and commentary about his work.
A Canary Colored Cart the Looking Glass article
A brief history of wagons and caravan travel in Great Britain. An oil painting by Alfred Munnings accompanies the article.
Living Richly Without Being Rich the Attic article
Talks about four materials traditionally used in rush seating. Also provides a recipe for orange marmalade.
The Journey Home the Writer's Garret article
The conspiracy to steal Leornian Feldham's plans for the Tradewind Gardens concludes his voyage diary, but en route home his life is threatened by a hurricane.
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By Al R. Young The A Kenneth Grahame Springtime issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios. This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - The Reeds And Rushes And Osiers (1 page)Hearth - Gaily Painted (1 page)Kitchen - Eggs And Various Necessaries (1 page)Music - Such Music I Never Dreamed Of (1 page)Garden - The Original Elements (3 pages)Workshops - Nothing Forgotten (2 pages)Bookshelf - Kenneth Grahame (5 pages)Glass - A Canary Colored Cart (1 page)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Garret - The Journey Home (4 pages)A Kenneth Grahame Springtime is the 57th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »